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Rising above the past: Re-enactment of 1969 protest shines light on race relations at OSU

More than 150 people marched silently across the Oregon State University campus Tuesday afternoon, re-creating a historic walkout by black students 50 years ago in an event that symbolized both how much has changed and how much remains the same for students of color at OSU.

Jefferson educator has heart attack at right place, right time

JEFFERSON – Scott Jantzi, Jefferson Middle School’s principal, said he was lucky that he had a heart attack at work instead of anywhere else on March 21.

Corvallis voters pass urban renewal measure

“We got it!” screamed Ward 3 Councilor Hyatt Lytle.

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New plaques mark 'Stand by Me' sites in Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE — In 1985, as one of 100 extras in the movie "Stand by Me," Eldon Albertson of Halsey was paid $35 per day to mostly sit around and wait for the pie-eating contest scene to be shot over and over again in Pioneer Park.

Remembering Jerry Duerksen: Property manager, philanthropist dies at 72

Jerry Duerksen enjoyed river rafting. He enjoyed a lot of things — fishing, his family, working his property management business and helping out in the community.

Fundraiser dinner helps to put food on the table for Novak's workers

Faith Hoover, a server at Novak’s Hungarian Restaurant in downtown Albany, said people are rarely ever prepared for an emergency.

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